Driver from Nov. 2021 Fatal Crash Charged

West Springfield Police District – Yesterday, detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit obtained an arrest warrant for the driver of the 2016 Dodge Ram in the Nov. 6 fatal crash involving a 51-year-old passenger. Michael Lindenburg, 40, of Woodbridge, was charged with reckless driving.  Lindenburg was served with a summons releasable warrant.

(Originally published on Nov. 8, 2021)

West Springfield Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate after a 51-year-old man died following a crash that occurred after 8 p.m. Saturday evening in Fairfax Station. Detectives determined the driver a 2002 Nissan Frontier was attempting to make a left turn onto Freds Oak Road from northbound Fairfax County Parkway. The driver of a 2016 Dodge Ram was traveling southbound on Fairfax County Parkway. The driver of the Nissan proceeded through the uncontrolled intersection, which resulted in the Dodge striking the Nissan on the passenger side.

The driver of the Dodge remained at the scene of the crash and was not injured. The driver and the passenger of the Nissan were both taken to a nearby hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. Yesterday, the passenger, Daniel Breda, of Fairfax Station, succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Nissan remains hospitalized. Detectives continue to investigate to determine if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash. The investigation remains active, and details of the investigation will be presented to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review. 

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. 

This is the 16th non-pedestrian related fatality in the County to date in 2021.   

Year to date in 2020, there were 10 non-pedestrian related fatalities.    

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